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Paris, France
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We were a group of 5 staying in private room with a bathroom. The room was situated five minutes away from the hostel. It was confortable and clean. The staff was very kind and helpful. They also have a cool bar on the basement. Well situated, it is perfect for a short stay while visiting Sofia!

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in Sofia. Because there were no dorms available we stayed at a private room which was 5 minutes walking from the hostel. The room was simple but ok. The hostel has a very nice underground bar.

Thank Koen B
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's a hostel full of art and music. There is a great bar too, which is also famous to locals. A good breakfast is included. The Stuff is friendly and helpful. There is nothing more I want to say, but I need to write at least 200 words... (do you really wanna read that much?). BTW it's hard to find...

Thank Danoooooiiii
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

On our arrival we found out that the hostel had been overbooked and that our room was not in che main building but in a guesthouse 500mt away. Noone told US about that. At first they wanted to offer a room for one night at the hostel and then switch to the guesthouse. The room at the hostel had no...

Thank witchandcat
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay at the hostel but heard about the basement bar and went there to grab a drink or two. Super nice place, the decoration is awesome, the drinks are really good and cheap and people really in a good mood! Had a really good time! I don't know about the hostel but the bar is highly recommended!!

Thank Clara Y
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I made my way to Sofia to start a moth long trip through the Balkans. Sofia is a great and lively city full interesting and cool things to do both from a cultural, adventurous and a love drugs and rock&roll perspective. The art hostel was a fall out basis for the night. 4 beds room and bathroom with a non...

Thank Caio P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Arrived at the main hostel late in the evening to find out that we would be staying at another location, about 5 mins away. Our room had no windows, and the door didn't lock, although the door problem was sorted out. The bucket with soiled toilet paper had not been emptied, and remained that way for our 2 night stay!...

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We sayed over at a really cozy looking 4beds dorm being told that the two of us girls would only use this room over the night. Haveing our minds set on being alone we locked the room after 23:00 when we went to bed for there where a lot of nosiey/drunk guys that night. Around 00:00 another guy of the...

Thank Stefanija T
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I arrived at this hostel late in the evening to find out that my friend and I would be staying at another location, then to find that the room had no windows, the door to our room didn''t lock (although that was fixed quickly), and to find that the bin, with soiled toilet paper, had not been emptied - and...

Thank piwodiary
Rolde, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The room was nice but the people were so friendly and helpful. I just felt lucky to be there and I have enjoyed every minute of my staying. The nicest thing was that it was open for locals as well, so I could exchange my experiences with them. Live music much cultural things and a whole lot off love that’s...

Thank Rob J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Join us at the Art-Hostel for the unique experience that we create, now for more than 11 years, offering art events to travellers from all over the world.We are people who like to mingle with others, so if you like to share your beer with locals, then we're the right place for you.The Art-Hostel is situated in the very heart of the city and offers dorms and private rooms, all with breakfast; social bar-gallery space and the best hidden inner yard you can find in Sofia. Wi-Fi everywhere.What the “Guardian” says for us is: “Explore and enjoy a Parisian mentality and a Russian thirst for liquor in the centre of Sofia. Probably the best hostel in Europe ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Hostel

Address: ul.Angel Kanchev 21/A, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: $15 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Art Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The room is for the night, and I personally close my eyes at night. I slept very wel”
 of 5 bubbles P2497PRrobj, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Find a local to speak with.”
 of 5 bubbles VihrenMitev, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles JvG1992, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room near reception is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 14Ruda, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“First floor room is the coolest (in temperature) and most convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles pzatrick, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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